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pro-choice

noun abortion advocate, accepting abortion, approving abortion, endorsing abortion, in favor of abortion, pro-abortion, sanctioning abortion, supporting legalized abortion, supportive of abortionGenerally: self-determination
Associated concepts: abortion on demand, legalized aborrion, spontaneous abortion, voluntary abortion
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While Gallup does not define the pro-choice and pro-life terms for Americans, their answers to a separate question about the legality of abortion indicate that those favoring the pro-choice label generally support broad abortion rights, while pro-life adherents mostly favor limited or no abortion rights.
Gallup finds more pro-life voters than pro-choice voters saying they will only back candidates who share their views, 24% vs.
Meaning that Maggie NL doesn't present "just one opportunity to elect a pro-choice Democratic woman governor in 2012.
Although about 60 percent of Democrats have consistently identified themselves as pro-choice since 2001 (aside from May of last year, when it reached a record 68 percent), the percentage of political independents who claim that label has fallen by 10 points since May 2011.
Hutchison was the last pro-choice Republican to win a high-profile primary, taking the GOP nomination for U.
Meanwhile, Dudley has allowed the media to define him as a pro-choice candidate but has yet to come out and explain his position.
As a Democratic president, Obama has also made the executive gestures that are expected of him as the member of a party that is majority pro-choice (such as rescinding the "Mexico City Policy" that barred U.
GIULIANI may or may not have helped his presidential campaign by unambiguously identifying himself as pro-choice on abortion, first in a speech last week in Texas and again in Tuesday night's debate in South Carolina.
In its biggest triumph of 2006, the club replaced Michigan Republican Joe Schwarz, a pro-choice liberal, with a vigorously pro-life pastor named Tim Walberg.
Blue State Birds: How A Conservative Launched A Campaign And Found Himself The Liberal Candidate (And Still Lost) is the immensely entertaining political memoir of a moderate, pro-choice, pro-gay-marriage Republican candidate David Slavitt, who dared to run against a pro-life Democrat for the Massachusetts State Legislature in 2004.
Baker, OR -- Bishop Robert Vasa of this Oregon diocese wrote in his diocesan newspaper in February 2006 that Catholic pro-choice politicians are not merely not "good Catholics;" they are also heretics.
Michigan's governor at the time, Jim Blanchard, was strongly pro-choice, but Michigan's anti-choice movement was one of the most aggressive and well organized in the country.